Willory, the nation’s only staffing and consulting firm solely focused on HR and payroll, has an immediate opportunity for a Director of Payroll.

Job Title: Director of Payroll
Employee Type: Full-time
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: North Canton, OH
Reports to: Director of Human Resources

Position Summary

This position will be primarily responsible for the successful processing and analysis of the organization's payroll, including bi-weekly administrative payroll, weekly payroll, and union payroll. 


  • Deliver result-oriented leadership
  • Supervise the payroll manager, payroll analysts, and payroll specialists
  • Responsible for corporate payroll strategy, planning, communications and marketing
  • Assess payroll functions
  • Lead the payroll team in its transition to cloud-based payroll
  • Build successful payroll runs and proactive audits/analysis of the data
  • Review and improve current payroll policies and practices
  • Audit month-end, quarter-end, and year-end taxes and reconciliations
  • Responsible for maintaining HCM system in collaboration with other related departments
  • Build an engaging environment that attracts and retains top talent
  • Oversee 8 direct reports


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance or related work experience
  • 8+ years experience in payroll, including payroll processing, tax processing and reporting expertise
  • Proven strategic payroll leadership experience


  • Strong leadership skills
  • Collaborative in nature
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Robust interpersonal skills
North Canton Other $85,000


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